October 23, 2016
Welcome to our belated 23rd episode of the main podcast. In this episode we take a look at Hell or High Water for the cinema release, Green Room for the home release and the classic film is Chariots of Fire.
Hell or High Water tells the story of a divorced man, who is trying to stop the foreclosure on his ranch and make a better life for his son, and his ex-convict brother as they run a series of bank heists to raise some cash. The film was directed by David Mackenzie and written by Taylor Sheridan. The film stars Chris Pine, Ben Foster and Jeff Bridges.
Green Room tells the story of a down on their luck punk band who play a gig at a venue that is frequented by gentlemen on the far-right of society. They make the mistake of entering their dressing room where a murder has taken place which unleashes a chain of events that results in a fair few deaths. The film was written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier and starred Anton Yelchin, Patrick Stewart, Joe Cole, Alia Shawkat, Callum Turner, Taylor Tunes, Imogen Poots, et al.
Chariots of Fire follows two athletes as they prepare for, and race, in the 1924 Paris Olympics. The film is directed by Hugh Hudson and written by the wonderful Colin Welland. The film stars Ian Charleson, Nigel Havers, Nicholas Farrell, Ben Cross, Ian holm, etc.
Our next main podcast will take a look at the new Tom Cruise film, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, and the classic film The Usual Suspects.